rrhagy

-rrhagia

a combining form with the meanings “rupture,” “profuse discharge,” “abnormal flow,” used in the formation of compound words: bronchorrhagia.
Also, -rhagia, -rhage, -rrhage, -rhagy, -rrhagy.


Origin:
< Greek -rrhagia, combining form akin to rhēgnýnai to break, burst, shatter

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-rrhagia
 
n combining form
(in pathology) an abnormal discharge or flow: menorrhagia
 
[from Greek -rrhagia a bursting forth, from rhēgnunai to burst, break]

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-rrhagia suff.
An abnormal or excessive flow or discharge: menorrhagia.

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